Nearly a year and a half after launching the 790GX integrated graphics chipset, AMD has come out with its successor called the AMD 890GX. It is the first series 8 chipset launched by AMD. Feature-wise, comparison between the 890GX, the 790GX and the 785G throws up a lot of similarities. However, the new Southbridge SB850 has a lot of additions. It also comes with an HD4290 integrated graphics solution, which apart from offering a flawless gaming experience, also allows you to do a lot of other things such as enhanced video viewing. But first up, let's take a look at the architecture of the AMD 890GX.